Cove Point LNG Limited Partnership

Second Revised Volume No. 1

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Effective Date: 06/01/2003, Docket: CP01- 76-003, Status: Effective

First Revised Sheet No. 140 First Revised Sheet No. 140 : Effective

Superseding: Original Sheet No. 140

 

GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

(Continued)

 

 

 

16. INTERRUPTIONS OF SERVICE (Continued)

 

(b) Interruptions of Interruptible Service.

 

(1) Operator may interrupt any interruptible services (i) for the reasons set forth

in Section 16(a) above, or (ii) for the purpose of making capacity available for

firm services. Whenever Operator determines that such interruption is

appropriate, Operator shall do so in accordance with the priorities set forth at

Section 16(d) below.

 

(2) Where Operator's ability to render service is impaired in a particular portion of

Operator's facilities, interruptions of interruptible services shall be effected,

in accordance with Section 16(b)(1) above, only for those Buyers served through

the portion(s) of Operator's facilities in which service has been impaired.

 

(3) A Buyer that fails to interrupt its interruptible service as directed by Operator

shall be subject to penalties as set forth at Section 12 (Penalties) of the

General Terms and Conditions.

 

(c) Notice of Interruptions. If Operator interrupts services under any of its Rate

Schedules at any time during any day as herein provided, Operator shall give as much

notice of such interruptions as is practicable. When possible, Operator shall

announce interruptions at 3:00 p.m. on the day preceding the planned interruption.

Operator shall notify by facsimile each Buyer whose service is interrupted and shall

post a notice of interruption on its Electronic Bulletin Board (EBB). Direct

interconnect parties shall also receive notice of interruption from Operator's Gas

Controllers by telephone or facsimile transmission; provided that such direct

interconnect parties have, as required, made available a representative to maintain

24-hour contact with Operator to receive such notices. Such a representative shall

have the requisite authority and capability to make any adjustments required as a

result of Operator's notice of interruption. In the event of any conflicting

communications, notices from Operator's Gas Controllers shall control.

 

(d) Service Priorities. The provisions of this paragraph apply to all Operator's Rate

Schedules and all Service Agreements with Buyers thereunder. In the event capacity or

facilities are not available to continue the receipt, liquefaction, storage,

vaporization, transportation, or delivery of all Buyer's Natural Gas or LNG which has

been scheduled and is flowing on Operator's facilities, Operator, shall interrupt

service provided through the capacity in the constrained facilities among and within

Rate Schedules in the priority set forth as follows until the necessary level of

interruption (including complete interruption of the Cove Point LNG Plant and/or Cove

Point Pipeline, if necessary), is achieved.

 

(1) First, quantities flowing as Authorized Overrun service quantities under

Operator's Rate Schedule LTD-2;

 

(2) Second, quantities under Operator's Rate Schedule LTD-2 and ITS, beginning with

Buyers paying the lowest price and pro rata among Buyers paying the same price;